Category Archives: Writing challenge-National Blog Post Month #nablopomo

Why Did I Start Writing?

  Hey, Everyone!   I recently thought about the pressures we sometimes put on ourselves as writers to meet up with imagined expectations.   Aside from heralding the countdown to the Christmas holidays, November is known in writing circles as … Continue reading

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Blogging Every Day In November-Lessons Learned.

1. I was worried that I would fail the challenge-what could I possibly find to blog about for thirty consecutive days? It turns out-a whole lot! There were days that I wrote several essays and poems, and had to restrain … Continue reading

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Allergies Everywhere!

I’m allergic to dust, please sweep gently and with caution. I’m allergic to stuffy environments, please open a window. I’m allergic to to windy environments, please close the window. I’m allergic to to cheap perfumes, please go and stand by … Continue reading

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No Sister Here.

I’ve wondered about having a sister, Someone to always have near. I’m sure that she would have been wonderful, I probably would have really loved her. Maybe a lovely big sister, Who would always look out for me. Someone who … Continue reading

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Walk-Jog-Walk-Jog.

My Saturday morning routine is a self-imposed one. I roll out of bed and put my exercise kit on. So that I can make an effort to be as healthy as I possibly can. By taking a brisk walk, or … Continue reading

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They Must Be In A Secret Cult.

I have given this a lot of thought. It would be a good justification for their actions. The world would have meaning again. Majority of service providers in Nigeria must be in a secret cult. To prove their worthiness and … Continue reading

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Hips Like Shakira.

If I could move my hips like Shakira, mundane tasks would be dance-worthy, like shopping or even drinking water. If I had a voice like BeyoncΓ© Knowles, I would sing at the top of my voice, and winning a Grammy … Continue reading

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Apps for your cramps.

  I’ve been told that if any woman truly remembered the pain she went through while giving birth to her first child, she would wait calmly for her husband to ‘approach’ her again, and then point a gun at him. … Continue reading

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Destination: Stress.

The loud drone of generators-there’s been yet another power failure. Thank you NEPA, we can always count on you, for darkness and stress in equal measure.   The long queues at Petrol Stations, there’s yet another round of fuel scarcity. … Continue reading

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LOVE (THE LOWS)

When love goes wrong… It consumes you. It overwhelms you. It shrinks you. It devours you. When love goes wrong, oh my, what a sight. There is cruelty and misery where there was once delight. When love goes wrong, it’s … Continue reading

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